The Effect of Honey on the Healing of Oral Ulcers(Clinical Study).


Aim: to assess the effect of honey on healing of recurrent aphthous ulcers. Materials and Methods:fifty patients with minor oral ulcers (2–5 mm) were attended to consultant clinic in the College of Dentistry demanding a treatment for their painful ulcers were treated by either kenalog in orabase or theapplication of honey dressing. Results: The ulcerations have almost completely disappeared after 3 days treatment by honey dressing. Conclusions: Honey has an obvious influence on the rate of healingprocess of the oral ulcers.


Ulcers, healing, honey